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This workshop focused on the application of core economic tools to address questions that are of interest to researchers and policymakers alike. It met weekly on Tuesdays from 3:30 to 5 p.m., in Saieh Hall Room 146.
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Fall 2018 Program
Tuesday, October 2 – Ali Hortacsu, University of Chicago
Title: Does Strategic Ability Affect Efficiency? Evidence from Electricity Markets
Tuesday, October 9 – Erik Hurst, University of Chicago
Title: Income Growth, Spatial Sorting and the Distributional Effects of Urban Gentrification
Tuesday, October 16 – Margaux Luflade, University of Pennsylvania
Title: The Value of Information in Centralized School Choice Systems
Tuesday, October 23 – Thomas Lemieux, University of British Columbia
Title: Labor Market Institutions and the Distribution of Wages: The Role of Spillover Effects
Tuesday, October 30 – Camille Landais, London School of Economics
Title: Subsidizing Labor Hoarding in Recessions: The Employment & Welfare Effects of Short Time Work
Tuesday, November 6 – Amy Finkelstein, MIT
Title: Place-Based Drivers of Mortality: Evidence from Migration
Tuesday, November 13 – Danielle Li, MIT
Title: Developing Novel Drugs